NBC announces Hillary Clinton miniseries starring Diane Lane, ‘Rosemary’s Baby’ remake

07.27.13 4 years ago

NBC announces Hillary Clinton miniseries starring Diane Lane, “Rosemary’s Baby” remake
NBC — which also announced new version of Stephen King”s “Tommyknockers” plus a Plymouth Rock miniseries — says it’ll air the Clinton miniseries before she’s expected to make an announcement about her presidential plans. Bill Clinton hasn’t been cast.

NBC talking to Jay Leno about staying at the network in some capacity
“A la Bob Hope.”

NBC cancels “Fashion Star”

The Jessica Simpson design reality show won’t return for Season 3.

Sam Elliott to guest on “Parks and Rec” as the Ron Swanson of Eagleton
He’ll appear in the same episode where Leslie Knope meets her Eagleton equivalent, played by Kristen Bell.

NBC boss defends his ratings, says “The Walking Dead” is an anomaly

The Peacock’s ratings have been flat, and “flat is the new up,” says Bob Greenblatt. He also says that besides “The Walking Dead,” the ratings of hit cable shows wouldn’t pass muster on broadcast TV. Like “Girls.”

NBC boss: “We need to be in the event business”

Entertainment president Bob Greenblatt told critics the new network trend is event television, from “The Sound of Music” for the holidays to a live game show like “Million Second Quiz.” “They feel immediate,” he says. “We’re looking for more and more of those events.”

Mike O’Malley remembers Cory Monteith as the quarterback of the “Glee” set
The NBC “Welcome to the Family” star says he plans to appear on Monteith “Glee” tribute episode.

“Ray Donovan” producer may get 5 years in prison after pleading guilty to running an illegal gambling operation
Exec producer Bryan Zuriff’s operation was tied to the Russian mob.

“Downton Abbey” getting a taste of royalty
Fiona Ogilvy, age 18 and the 45th in line to the throne and the granddaughter of the Queen’s cousin, will appear as an extra.

Dennis O’Hare will be back for “American Horror Story: Coven”
Ryan Murphy announced the news on Twitter without revealing further details.

CNBC orders “Money Talks,” a sports betting reality show
The series will take viewers behind the scenes of a Las Vegas handicapper.

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